How to Install Laravel on Mac OS
Laravel has a lot of fans around the world. Maybe you just want to tryout Laravel as well. Welcome to the club!
If you’re using Mac, I hope this guide can help you install it.
Hombrew, is a package manager for Mac OS. It can help us, as a developer to install various things. Including PHP , composer and other necessary package later. So let’s install this first
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
or check the homebrew’s homepage
To install newest PHP and directly using it on Mac OS, use
brew install php
You can verify it, with typing “php —version”
Laravel itself, will be installed with composer. So let’s install this as well
brew install composer
See how easy it’s to install different packages on our Mac OS with help from brew package manager.
Need database? install mysql
Normally, or as default, Laravel using MySQL, if you don’t have it already installed. Let’s do in. I’m sure you know the command at this point.
brew install mysql
That’s all you need to install Laravel on Mac OS
Feel free to run
php artisan serve
Now your laravel is running!